Matador Headlines

  • 15 Aug

    Fine 15

    YUMA, Ariz. – For the eighth straight season, the Arizona Western men’s soccer team grabbed a spot in the NJCAA Preseason Poll. The Mats are 15th in the poll that was released today.

  • 14 Aug

    Welcome Back

    YUMA, Ariz. – The NJCAA released its preseason football poll, which means football season is almost here. Arizona Western was ranked first in the poll. This is the second of three preseason polls that had the Mats in first place (first in the Dirty 30, fourth in Street & Smith’s poll).

  • 10 Aug

    Lee Headed Overseas

    YUMA, Ariz. – Shooting travels, and former Matador shooting guard Ron Lee Jr. signed a professional contract this week to continue his playing career in Spain. Lee is headed to ADB Pas, known as Pas Pielagos, a team in the Spanish Liga EBA that is based in Cantabria Spain.

  • 02 Aug

    Crossing Over

    YUMA, Ariz. – The journey continues for Stephanie Schmid. An outstanding guard for the Arizona Western women’s basketball team for two seasons and a knockdown shooter while at the University of Nevada for two more, Schmid signed her first professional contract earlier this week. She will travel to Ireland to play for the Portlaoise Panthers in the Superleague, Ireland’s top league for women.

  • 31 Jul

    Calling Soccer Alums!

    YUMA, Ariz. – Spread the word! Summer is nearly over, and that means soccer season is coming soon. For the Arizona Western men’s soccer team, that means the annual alumni game is right around the corner. On Saturday, August 19, this year’s Matadors will take on their alumni in an exhibition at 7:00 pm.

  • 20 Jul

    Lady Matador Volleyball Camp

    Need a great summer activity? Join AWC Volleyball for the Lady Matador Summer Volleyball Camp! Click HERE for the registration form.

    Open to boys and girls ages 9-15.

    Campers will receive quality instruction from AWC coaches and players. They will be divided into groups based on age and/or skill level. Campers will learn FUNdamental volleyball skills such as:

  • 18 Jul

    King of the Hill

    YUMA, Ariz. – At some point, you run out of superlatives to describe Patrick Macon. The Arizona Western linebacker won almost every award imaginable, led the Matador football team to the national championship game, graduated and transferred to Oklahoma State. Today he was named the 2017 David Rowlands Male Student-Athlete of the Year, given to the top male student-athlete in the NJCAA.

  • 10 Jul

    IFL Champ!

    YUMA, Ariz. – Great players shine through in big games. Former Arizona Western running back Darrell Monroe did it while at AWC, and now he can add in the Indoor Football League Championship to his resume. Monroe scored twice as the Arizona Rattlers claimed the IFL Championship over the weekend.

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